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Learn how to create perfect selections and cutouts with the Pen Tool using some essential keyboard shortcuts!

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Sometimes it’s just fun to make a mess. We had wanted to play with paint for a while, and came up with this concept to create shoes splashing and blending with paint.

instagram panorama photoshop
 

Learn how to create seamless panoramas for Instagram using some quick math and easy-to-use Photoshop tools!

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You saw the behind the scenes of our corporate/editorial photo shoot, and Part 1 and Part 2 of the Retouching. Now we’ll wrap up this image with some final Retouching and Styling.

wacom tablet dodge and burn
 

Get the most out of your Wacom Tablet in Photoshop! Learn how to apply a subtle dodge and burn effect using the features of a pressure-sensitive tablet.

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Join Aaron and the team for a photoshoot using some DIY effects anyone can do. Then we hop in Photoshop to bring all of our images together, do a bit of coloring, and finish things off with some texture.

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remove power lines from photo in photoshop
 

Learn how to remove power lines and other distractions from your urban landscapes and travel photos!

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The popular cinematic look is no longer a style only reserved for the movies. Learn an incredibly easy method to give your photos a striking cinematic look.

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With so much natural variation, hair can be one the most challenging things to style and recreate in Photoshop. Not anymore! We break down some simple techniques that will help you shape, fill in, and paint new, realistic hair in minutes.

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Learn how to color correct skin using Selective Color Adjustment Layers to isolate and adjust individual color channels to dial in the perfect look for your portraits.

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Learn how to create a custom brush out of any shape in Photoshop! Aaron breaks down how to make a brush from scratch and how to use the Brush Settings Panel to add natural variation for realistic effects.

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You are going to learn how to fix up a hairstyle in Photoshop using the Liquify Tool. There are a few different strategies to consider when reshaping something like Hair.

 

Adding a gradient Color Tone to an image can help with it’s Depth and help Draw the viewers eyes towards your intended point of focus. You’ll see how as we take you through a few curves, a little Pen Tool Action and just one Levels Adjustment Layer.

30 days of photoshop how to edit raw landscape images
 

Day 29 of 30 Days of Photoshop! Recover beautiful details in clouds and trees as we edit a landscape image with Adobe Camera RAW and Photoshop.

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dark and moody coloring free tutorial
 

Learn how to add mystery and drama to your photos in just a few minutes and using only a single Curves Adjustment Layer in Ph

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spot healing photoshop
 

Every photo has them; small distractions that take away focus from the subject and scene. Learn how to remove unwanted elements from any photo using the Spot Healing Brush Tool.

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In this episode we teach you how to use the Pen Tool to cut your subject out of their Background. The Pen Tool is a vital part of Photoshop and is used to create accurate selections.

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In this tutorial, we’ll walk you through how to create your own custom Photoshop Brush to add realistic freckles to any portrait in Photoshop!

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In Part II of this tutorial we show you how to put the splatter Brush (created in Part 1) to good use.

 

Yesterday we took you through our process in coming up with the perfect lighting for a portrait of Chris, Phlearn’s CFO, and today we’ll be taking you through the steps we took in Photoshop to bring our final image together!

turn photos into textures photoshop
 

Learn how to convert photos into textures using Blending Modes in Photoshop!

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A gobo can be anything, as long as it’s placed in between a light source and your subject. This casts unique looking Shadows on your subject.

 

Learn how to make a personalized mother’s day card, and even add your own handwritten text.

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Come behind the scenes with us on one of our fashion shoots! These shoots can be intense, especially when everyone is on a strict time crunch.

 

Step behind the scenes of our Film Noir Shoot. From Planning to Editing!

 

Print size? Paper? CMYK? DPI? We answer your top photo printing questions with help from the expert technicians at Printlab Chicago.

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Learn how to use Smart Objects in Photoshop to resize an image without losing any quality or resolution.

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Add soft colorful bokeh to any image in Photoshop! Learn how blend bokeh from one image into another, while changing the color, size, and position!

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Lens Flares can be a great way of adding pizzazz to an image, but only when used correctly. Bare Bulb + Shot Into Camera = Lens Flare Goodness

 

Take any design and transform it into a realistic tattoo! Learn to use Filters to add natural variation to lines, follow the shape and form of a body using the Liquify Tool and Smudge Tool, and add realistic shading using our exclusive custom brush!

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